Asset management – Latest developments in tracking technology


Pressure, mainly from the Senate floor, is growing for the mandatory monitoring and tracking of hazardous materials in transit.

This is due to the growing preference of terrorists to use truck bombs in their attacks. Suppliers need to make a serious review of available shipping solutions to be ahead of the game.

Today’s solutions can also provide a good return on that investment through added values such as reduced insurance premiums, increased asset utilisation, and incident prevention.

There has been opposition to these types of systems for some time, mainly from the American Trucking Associations (ATA) and other organisations representing HAZMAT transporters, including agricultural, chemical, petroleum, and nuclear materials.

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